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Westport Therapist Joyce Colburn, LCSW, Now Accepting New Patients


Long-time Westport resident and therapist Joyce Colburn, LCSW, is now accepting new patients in her Westport-based therapy practice.

Joyce opened her practice in 1990, after receiving her MSW from Columbia University. Since then, she has been helping clients from adolescents to the elderly work through depression (including postpartum), anxiety, and marital and family issues, as well as addiction and recovery, career and life transitions, pre-teen and adolescent issues (for both children and parents), issues concerning the elderly, and post-traumatic stress (PTSD).

For the past several years, Joyce saw a limited number of patients as she pursued her love of oil painting, created and exhibiting a substantial body of work. She currently maintains a studio at SPAG in Norwalk.

“I found painting both relaxing and rewarding, but I missed the daily fulfillment of knowing that you’ve helped someone start to feel better about issues that are affecting their lives, issues that can be addressed and resolved with appropriate treatment. So I am welcoming new patients back into my practice.”

Joyce is a caring and pragmatic problem solver who will listen closely and partner with you to resolve your issues and help you move forward with your life. In her 20-plus years of practice, she has developed an empathic approach, focusing on her clientsimmediate need to restore emotional stability, while developing a realistic plan tailored to each persons concerns.

“From the moment you walk into my office, we begin working on your specific issue(s). We focus quickly on your reasons for seeking therapy and together, as partners, we move forward to develop a plan that will enable you to start feeling better.”

Joyce’s credentials are verified by Psychology Today, Good Therapy, Marriage.com, and Network Therapy.

For more information about Joyce Colburn, including interview opportunities, contact Thomas G. Fiffer at 203-246-1989 or tfiffer@gmail.com.For information on Joyce’s practice or to schedule an appointment, visit www.joycecolburntherapy.com.


Deadline To Order Westport School Calendar

The deadline to order your copy of the Westport School Calendar is July 30th.


Order your copy of the 2016-17 calendar for families, students, teachers, and residents to use and enjoy. Each month (September '16-September '17) has K-12 student artwork & school dates to help navigate the school year, with room for your own plans.  ORDER NOW to reserve your copy. Purchasing the Calendar ($20) is easy! 

To order your form, please contact WestportSchoolsCalendar@gmail.com


This year's proceeds will support the Westport Schools Permanent Art Collection and the care, display & educational uses of our amazing art work displayed in our school and municipal buildings.


Staples Westport Radio Station

Does anyone know how the station works?  Who operates it?  Who are the DJ'S?

The music is wonderful.


excilent rivers

Hello my all friends and all world people this exlilent rivers our futare thinking this place r love garden you and your girl friends wife and husbend every friends enjoy this place


Yale Midwifery in Westport

Yale Midwifery is proud to announce the opening of their Westport office at 125A North Kings Highway, Westport alongside Yale Fertility Center and Yale Maternal-Fetal Medicine.


Great Office/Retail/Loft/Workshop Space in the Heart of Westport

Write Yourself Free in Colonial Green is offering either floor (approx 350 sq ft each) of their unique charming storefront for sublet. Both floors have high ceilings, hardwood floors, and many windows. If you rent the upstairs, you will be able to use the main floor for events and meetings. Furnished or unfurnished: IKEA conference table, chairs, file cabinet


Suzuki Music School of Westport to Move to a New Location at the Colonial Green Complex

The Suzuki Music School of Westport is one of the country’s leading non-profit community music schools dedicated to the family oriented Suzuki method of music instruction! After 18 years in Westport the school will move to a wonderful new home in the center of Westport. From August 1st, 2016, the Suzuki schools will be open their 7000 square foot facility in the Colonial Green Complex at 246 Post Rd East, Westport, CT 06880. This central location will mark a turning point in the school’s role within the town.


The new building, located directly in the downtown business district will provide a large performance space, rehearsal space for musicians and teaching studios. The school hopes the venue will become a destination point for the arts and classical music in the town and is planning collaborations with the Westport Library,and the Westport Center for Senior Activities, among other leading arts institutions.

The School’s Director, Dr. Andrew Smith commented “Moving to a new home this Fall, comes after a busy 2015-16! This spring marked our second appearance at Carnegie Hall, NY, with 250 children of all ages playing to a packed hall. We couldn’t have imagined topping that but this great new building is unbelievable. This puts the school at the heart of the Westport music scene and we couldn’t be prouder. Whether or not you have children who are interested in music we would encourage music lovers everywhere to come to one of our events and see for themselves!”

About: The Suzuki Music School of Westport is a member of the Westport-Weston Chamber of Commerce, the Suzuki Association of the Americas and the National Guild for Community Arts Education. For information on events please call (203) 227-9474 or visit the school website at www.suzukischools.org


The Invisible Hand ( July 19 - August 6 )


Westport Town Flags Available

We have Westport Town Flags back in stock. Thes flag was originally designed by Miggs Burroughs with the Minuteman logo for $85 at the Remarkable Gift Shop.



Great Feature - Thanks! Class of '67 Reunion?

What a great feature, Dan, thank you!

Perhaps a separate section just for news of Staples reunions?